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LSB to review risks of switching regulator
We welcome the Legal Services Board's (LSB) plans to assess the potential risks for clients if firms switch regulator.
Reminder: Take our survey on the SRA's Looking to the Future consultation
A new consultation from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) proposes changes to the SRA Handbook for solicitor and firm regulation. We have produced a briefing designed to help our members consider the implications of the proposed changes.
We are looking for case studies on low-value personal injury cases to inform our response to the upcoming Ministry of Justice consultation on the small claims limit.
We strongly condemn the recent killing and injury of so many members of the legal profession in Quetta, Pakistan.
The Insurance Act 2015 comes into force on 12 August. It introduces a new duty on firms to make 'a fair presentation of risk' to professional indemnity insurers.
We have responded to the Law Commission's consultation on updating the Land Registration Act 2002.
Leasehold Enfranchisement and the Right to Manage, 3rd edition
Judicial appointments: Interview training for solicitors - 5.5 CPD hours
This course will help solicitor applicants enhance their application and interview performance. You will leave the day with a plan of action on how to progress your application and, for those of you who've been unsuccessful previously, clarity on how to improve your chances of success this time around.
Private Client Section: Elderly client care conference 2016 - 5 CPD hours
This conference brings together speakers, including lawyers, health and social care experts, policy makers, academics and charities, to provide practical advice to solicitors dealing with the unique challenges of elderly clients. Topics covered include cross-sector discussions of the recent developments and trends in the law, including end-of-life care.
Family Section regional seminars: Privilege and Panamania (London, Leeds and Cardiff)
This conference will look at the impact on specialist family law solicitors, following recent high profile cases. Looking at aspects of disclosure and privilege, delegates can expect to be better equipped to advise their clients more clearly, as well as able to deal effectively with the (non-)disclosure of opposing parties.
Commercial property update - 1 CPD hour
This webinar will give you an understanding of the latest developments in commercial property. Looking at topics, such as the impact of Brexit on real estate law, our expert speaker will explore the recent developments affecting practising property solicitors, licensed conveyancers, and trainees in today’s market
Small Firms Division
Smaller law firms are the backbone of the profession. The Small Firms Division is the dedicated community for small firms and sole practitioners. Through regular events, webinars, newsletters and podcasts, the Small Firms Division provides the latest regulatory updates, advice and practice management content to help small firm solicitors to share and deliver best practice and stay competitive in challenging business environment. Visit the Small Firms Division website for more information.
The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL. Tel: 020 7242 1222
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